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2018 AMTA Indiana State Conference

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Horizon Convention Center

401 South High Street

Muncie, IN 47305

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Come join us and take one of the 2 exciting workshops and the spirited research class offered this year! These courses are open to non AMTA members and are great for other types of health care practitioners & therapists as well!

Reasearch with a Fun Twist! - 3 CEU's

Research: Correlation, Causation, and Common (Non)Sense with Jason Erickson

Friday evening 6:00-9:00 pm

This is an irreverent three hour research class that looks at real life examples of statistics and scientific research and how they have been (mis)used to make (in)credible connections and (non)sense of the world around us. Bring your sense of humor and critical thinking skills!

Hot DNM Pillossage with Jason Erickson - 16's CEU's

Saturday & Sunday - 8am to 5:30pm

Learn modern pain science combined with safe heat therapy to help more clients with greater ease.

In this highly interactive and 75% hands on class, you will be introduced to important pain science and dermoneuromodulation (DNM) concepts, thermal therapy and both hands-on and Pillossage™ techniques you can immediately bring into your work.

Pillossage™ is a groundbreaking form of thermal therapy that combines hands-on techniques with specifically designed hot flax pillows. This modality is ideal for therapists who are looking for techniques to provide skillful therapy that can stand alone or be integrated with other modalities to offer clients who life with conditions that include chronic pain, high levels of stress or who are in need of rehabilitation.

Jason Erickson co-owns and practices massage at Eagan Massage Center where he is best known for therapeutic and sports massage. He has a reputation for providing pain relief, improving function, and enabling athletic performance. Many of his clients have complex medical histories and are referred by medical professionals, personal trainers, and by other massage therapists. A former chronic pain patient, he is passionate about helping people understand, manage, and reduce pain, preferably via manual and movement therapies. He can be reached via HealthArtes.com or JasonEseminars@gmail.com.

Claire Marie Miller's Nuturing the Mother Spa Preganacy Massage with Christine Costianes - 16 CEU's

Saturday & Sunday 8am to 5:30pm

This is a certification course in pregnancy and postpartum massage.

In this course, you will learn Anatomy and physiology for pregnancy and birth, Pregnancy massage demonstration and practice, Cautions and contraindications for pregnancy massage, Guidelines for pregnancy massage for each trimester, Massage cautions and variations for high risk pregnancies, Postpartum massage, with the principle of mother roasting, the application of heat along with specific bodywork techniques for the recovery, and realignment of the mother.

Christine Costianes, CMT, BCTMB

Chris lives in Indianapolis, IN. The seed of interest in massage was planted early for Chris. Her father taught her to massage his feet and back when she was a young child. The seed finally germinated when she went to Harrison College and earned an AAS degree in Therapeutic and Clinical Massage in 2011. She was hired by Franciscan Health upon graduation, working in the largest hospital-based massage therapy program in the state. She serves her clients with a variety of massage modalities including Nurturing the Mother, Trigger Point Therapy, Geriatric Massage, Reflexology, Swedish Massage, and Hot DNM/Pillossage. Chris is Board Certified through the NCBTMB, Indiana State Certified, Professional Member of the AMTA, as well as a certified reflexologist.


Hotel information:

We have a block of rooms available at a special rate. The hotel is attached to the convention center.

The AMTA-IN rate is $109 per night (+taxes and fees). Rate is available until April 5th, 2018

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Courtyard by Marriott Muncie

601 S. High St.

Muncie, IN 47305


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking at the Convention Center and hotel is free.

What can I bring into the event?

Both classes need massage tables, sheets and oil.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?


What's the refund policy?

Refunds available up until seven days before the class.

What is included in my registration?

Registration fee includes class, lunch on Saturday and lunch on Sunday with business meeting.

Schedule at a Glance


Class 6pm to 9pm

Saturday and Sunday - Both Classes

Registration 7:30am to 8:00am

Class 8:00am to Noon

Lunch noon to 1:30pm

Class 1:30pm to 5:30pm

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Horizon Convention Center

401 South High Street

Muncie, IN 47305

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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